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Slavery in USA

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Nora Mühl

on 24 September 2011

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Slavery in the USA slavery existed before the founding of the USA remained legal until the 13th Amendment most slaves were African and were held by the Europeans to grow tobacco, cotton, sugar, coffee by using slaves they were more productive overseers indentured servitude from the 16th to the 19th centuries twelve million Africans were shipped 1770'-1860': become a topic of debate in the drafting of the Constitution one of the principal issues leading to the American Civil War after the war it was made illegal by adopting the 13th Amendment The civil war 1861-65 slavery, trade and tariffs, and the doctrine of states' rights By the 1850s was growing antislavery in the North Abraham Lincoln Jefferson Davis the war began in Charleston on April 12, 1861 on 26 April 1865-End of the War 620.000 deaths out of a total of 2.4 million soldiers the South was devasted the Union was preserved the slavery was abolished A necessary evil the emantipation of black slaves would be harmful than the continuation of slavery social and economical consequences Thomas Jefferson Robert E. Lee Alexis de Tocqueville The positive good John C. Calhoun James Henry Hammond George Fitzhugh slavery was a beneficial scheme of labor control one portion of community must live on the labor of another civil war soldiers original picture about the Civil War Civil War artillery slavery abolishing slavery We're happy to answer to your Questions :)
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